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GENESIS ELECTRIFIED GV70 UNVEILED AT GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED 2022

Release Date: 23 June 2022
  • Electrified GV70 makes its European debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2022
  • All-electric SUV unveiled in Europe for the first time by the Duke of Richmond
  • Electrified GV70 will join Electrified G80 and GV60 as part of the full electric Genesis line-up on the world-famous hill climb
  • Four short films to go live across Festival of Speed weekend showcasing the Electrified GV70 powering Goodwood House and the wider estate

Goodwood House, Chichester UK: Genesis Motor Europe today reveals its Electrified GV70 at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed in partnership with Mastercard 2022.

The eagerly anticipated Electrified GV70 is the third electric car to be launched by the brand this year, following on from the GV60 and Electrified G80, and was unveiled on the Genesis stand at the world famous British automotive event today by Andrew Pilkington of Genesis Motor UK, and the Duke of Richmond.

Electrified GV70 embodies the brand’s award-winning ‘Athletic Elegance’ with the highest standards in luxury, comfort and versatility. It is also underpinned by state-of-the-art electrical architecture that delivers exceptional driving performance, an impressive range and state-of-the-art charging flexibility.

Dominique Boesch, Managing Director for Genesis Motor Europe, commented: “We are delighted to unveil Electrified GV70 the very first time in Europe at the world-famous Goodwood Festival of Speed. Featuring our cutting edge electrical architecture and focus on luxurious sustainability, it represents another big step in our commitment to deliver an all-electric line-up of vehicles by 2025. As with our other SUV models, it retains exceptional versatility and usability, as well as unrivalled comfort and driving pleasure. As the third new electric car from Genesis to be launched in Europe in under a year, Electrified GV70 is further evidence of the brand’s bold ambitions for the region”.

To celebrate Electrified GV70’s European unveil at Goodwood Festival of Speed, four short films will go live across the weekend. Using vehicle-to-load (V2L technology) Electrified GV70 is shown powering multiple Goodwood household appliances and assisting with wider estate services – showcasing the innovative technology of the car and the multiple ways in which it can be used. The vehicle-to-load function works by using the car’s battery to supply auxiliary power to electrical devices outside of the car, with an output of up to 220v or 3.6kw – more power than is generated by the average house. The car can become a mobile power bank to supply electricity to anything from gardening equipment and domestic appliances to camping equipment and e-bikes.

Electrified GV70 can be viewed by visitors on the Genesis stand, where it’s joined by the brand’s range of vehicles, including the Electrified G80, GV80 SUV, G70 Shooting Brake, and GV60.

Also on the Genesis stand is the stunning Genesis X Speedium Coupe, which makes its first appearance in Europe, following its global unveiling in New York earlier this year. A bold evolution of the brand’s trademark ‘Athletic Elegance’ design philosophy, it will give visitors an exclusive glimpse of how future Genesis electric cars will look.

Full pricing and specification for Electrified GV70 will be announced later this summer, with order books opening shortly after.

For more information head to www.genesis.com/uk.

Notes to editors

The Goodwood Festival of Speed takes place from 23 to 26 June 2022.

About Genesis

Genesis brings premium cars with a luxury experience to Europe. The Korean brand has established itself as a true alternative within the premium segment. With a commitment to hospitality and great service, Genesis strives to build sincere relationships with customers and, above all, to respect the greatest luxury – their time. Embodying its unique design language ‘Athletic Elegance’, the brand continues to strengthen its range of vehicles and services across Europe having launched five premium luxury vehicles in 2021. Genesis will introduce three electric vehicles in 2022 and, from 2025, all-new Genesis vehicles will be zero-emission as part of the brand’s vision for a sustainable future. Genesis will also establish itself as a 100 percent zero-emission vehicle brand by 2030 and pursue a goal to become carbon neutral by 2035.

For more information about Genesis and its definition of premium, please visit www.genesis.com.

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